AWS & Estándar Internacional para la GestiónSostenible del Agua                                               © Kev in Sch...
The Landscape of Water          Tools & Efforts7) Verification of Claims                  1) Awareness(& risk mitigation) ...
AWS: Providing Coherence for     Water Stewardship7) Verification of Claims                    1) Awareness(& risk mitigat...
Why develop a Standard? Risk Assessment• Physical Water Risk   – Water quantity (scarcity     / flooding) and quality (pol...
What are the benefits?• Implementers:  – Risk reduction (physical, reputational, regulatory)  – Improved efficiency / decr...
How is the Standard    being developed?• Stakeholder input and                               © Edward Parker / WWF-Canon  ...
Regions and the AWSAWS Board Organization   Regional Outreach Events   Pilots                         (completed or planne...
Primer Borrador del IWSS              © AWS. All Proprietary Rights Reserved and Enforced
Essence of the draft  PRINCIPLE 1:                                                                             Site       ...
The Draft AWS Standard:A Site’s Area of Influence                                                   Site & staff          ...
The Draft AWS Standard:Principles, Criteria & IndicatorsPrinciple 1 Water                        12 Criteria n Indicators ...
The Draft AWS Standard:             StepsSTEP 1: MAKE A LEADERSHIP COMMITMENTSTEPS 2-6: MEASURE THE DIRECT & INDIRECT USE ...
The Draft AWS Standard: 3 Levels of Recognition                                                                TBD in     ...
Consultation:                   Timeline and Phases Broad                                             NOTE: FEEDBACK IS NO...
Consultation: MechanismsMechanism for     Mechanism for                       Mechanism for stakeholder       stakeholder ...
Summary of Feedback                                                                     ISDC•   Simplify and condense•   C...
Where Next?• Modification of Standard• Field testing and stakeholder outreach• AWS Governance 2.0• AWS business plan  – 3r...
Field Testing Opportunities           © AWS. All Proprietary Rights Reserved and Enforced
Engaging different types of     water stewards                IMPLEMENTERS                                           PROMO...
How to get involved•   Speak with AWS staff•   Explore opportunities to field test the draft•   Provide input to help shap...
Conclusions• Water management is not enough• The AWS Standard = actions to mitigate  risks and improve their impacts on  w...
Conclusions− The AWS Standard will support water users in  taking appropriate actions to evaluate and  improve their impac...
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  1. 1. AWS & Estándar Internacional para la GestiónSostenible del Agua © Kev in Schafer / WWF-Canon ©Ricardo Monsivais, TheNature Conservancy,Coordinador AWS-ALC(basada en una presentación deAlexis MorganWWF / Alliance for WaterStewardship)
  2. 2. The Landscape of Water Tools & Efforts7) Verification of Claims 1) Awareness(& risk mitigation) to of Water IssuesStakeholders 2) Measure Direct & Indirect Water Use6) Water Disclosure Water Stewardship5) Water Stewardship 3) Measure BasinResponse (actions to Status and Impactsaddress impacts/risks) 4) Determine Cumulative Corporate Water Risks and Enforced © AWS. All Proprietary Rights Reserved
  3. 3. AWS: Providing Coherence for Water Stewardship7) Verification of Claims 1) Awareness(& risk mitigation) to of Water IssuesStakeholders 2) Measure Direct6) Water Disclosure & Indirect Water Use Water Stewardship5) Water Stewardship 3) Measure BasinResponse (actions to Status and Impactsreduce impacts/risks) 4) Determine Cumulative Corporate Water Risks and Enforced © AWS. All Proprietary Rights Reserved
  4. 4. Why develop a Standard? Risk Assessment• Physical Water Risk – Water quantity (scarcity / flooding) and quality (pollution)• Regulatory Water Risk Risk Response – Restrictions on water use by government (+ Opportunity) - cost savings, brand (pricing, licenses, rights, etc.) value, attracting staff,• Reputational Water Risk accessing markets, innovation & learning, – Company’s image and the risk it faces etc. from customer support/rejection © AWS. All Proprietary Rights Reserved and Enforced
  5. 5. What are the benefits?• Implementers: – Risk reduction (physical, reputational, regulatory) – Improved efficiency / decreased costs – Access to markets, innovation, staff motivation, etc.• Public Sector Agencies – Deliver upon water-related mandates• Civil Society Organizations: – Deliver upon their social & environmental missions © AWS. All Proprietary Rights Reserved and Enforced
  6. 6. How is the Standard being developed?• Stakeholder input and © Edward Parker / WWF-Canon stakeholder-based decision-making• 15-member International © Jorge BARTOLOME / WWF-Canon Standard Development Committee (ISDC)• Regions & sectors © Edward Parker / WWF-Canon• ISEAL compliant
  7. 7. Regions and the AWSAWS Board Organization Regional Outreach Events Pilots (completed or planned) (completed or planned)
  8. 8. Primer Borrador del IWSS © AWS. All Proprietary Rights Reserved and Enforced
  9. 9. Essence of the draft PRINCIPLE 1: Site STEPS: WATER GOVERNANCE LEADERSHIP COMMITMENT PRINCIPLE 2: MEASUREMENT AWS PlatinumWATER BALANCE Certified PLANNING AWS Gold Certified IMPLEMENTATION PRINCIPLE 3: AWS Certified MONITOR &WATER QUALITY EVALUATE PRINCIPLE 4: DISCLOSE BENEFITS IMPORTANT WATER AREAS People Nature Economy © AWS. All Proprietary Rights Reserved and Enforced
  10. 10. The Draft AWS Standard:A Site’s Area of Influence Site & staff Neighbours Local community WatershedGovernment Adapted from: UN Global Compact’s Sphere of Influence Model © AWS. All Proprietary Rights Reserved and Enforced
  11. 11. The Draft AWS Standard:Principles, Criteria & IndicatorsPrinciple 1 Water 12 Criteria n Indicators GovernancePrinciple 2 Water 12 Criteria n Indicators BalancePrinciple 3 Water 12 Criteria n Indicators QualityPrinciple 4 Important 12 Criteria n Indicators Water Areas © AWS. All Proprietary Rights Reserved and Enforced
  12. 12. The Draft AWS Standard: StepsSTEP 1: MAKE A LEADERSHIP COMMITMENTSTEPS 2-6: MEASURE THE DIRECT & INDIRECT USE OF WATER ATTHE SITE AND IN THE AREA OF INFLUENCE, AS WELL AS ITSIMPACTS & RISKS.STEP 7-8: DEVELOP A WATER STEWARDSHIP POLICY THATINCLUDES PLANS FOR RARE INCIDENTSSTEP 9: COMPLY WITH THE LAW & RESPECT WATER RIGHTSSTEP 10: UNDERTAKE ACTIONS TO IMPROVE IMPACTSSTEP 11: ESTABLISHTHE NECESSARY CAPACITYSTEP 12: DISCLOSE THE SITE’S WATER STEWARDSHIPPLANS, ACTIONS AND RESULTS
  13. 13. The Draft AWS Standard: 3 Levels of Recognition TBD in 2nd Draft based on feedback 1st Draft © AWS. All Proprietary Rights Reserved and Enforced
  14. 14. Consultation: Timeline and Phases Broad NOTE: FEEDBACK IS NOW OPEN AND WELCOME THROUGH JUNE 15 (www.allianceforwaterstewardship.org) Versions in: - English Specificity of Standard - Chinese - French PHASE I - Spanish (1st Draft) - Portuguese PHASE II (2nd Draft) PHASE III (Final draft)Specific Today Time Mid-2013 © AWS. All Proprietary Rights Reserved and Enforced
  15. 15. Consultation: MechanismsMechanism for Mechanism for Mechanism for stakeholder stakeholder accounting for engagement feedback to stakeholder feedback Secretariat Comments Official Submission grouped into Regional from Meetings categories Meetings (any format) Water Official submission Regional Roundtable Grouped comments from Field Tests Field Tests Comment responded to by ISDC (specific format) DatabaseIndividual / Online / written Public Responses feedback Review posted online 16
  16. 16. Summary of Feedback ISDC• Simplify and condense• Clarify ideas and terminology• Ensure feasibility of the Standard (data/cost)• Consider differences (sectoral/geographical)• Reduce the # of indicators © AWS. All Proprietary Rights Reserved and Enforced
  17. 17. Where Next?• Modification of Standard• Field testing and stakeholder outreach• AWS Governance 2.0• AWS business plan – 3rd party certification system – Stewardship training & outreach © AWS. All Proprietary Rights Reserved and Enforced
  18. 18. Field Testing Opportunities © AWS. All Proprietary Rights Reserved and Enforced
  19. 19. Engaging different types of water stewards IMPLEMENTERS PROMOTERSCapacity Typically limited Typically greaterFocus Direct water use Indirect water useReach Local Global / RegionalDrives… Actions, outcomes Adoption/ uptake & impactsAbility to Users in close proximity / Users in supply chaininfluence watershed and watershedExample e.g., Farmer, electronics e.g., MegaMart Inc., plant, etc. Ministry of Water © AWS. All Proprietary Rights Reserved and Enforced
  20. 20. How to get involved• Speak with AWS staff• Explore opportunities to field test the draft• Provide input to help shape future drafts• $ support to advance the work in LAC• Spread the word! © AWS. All Proprietary Rights Reserved and Enforced
  21. 21. Conclusions• Water management is not enough• The AWS Standard = actions to mitigate risks and improve their impacts on watersheds.• Join us! http://allianceforwaterstewardship.org/ 24 © AWS. All Proprietary Rights Reserved and Enforced
  22. 22. Conclusions− The AWS Standard will support water users in taking appropriate actions to evaluate and improve their impacts on watersheds.− The AWS Water Stewardship System is being developed to support the Standard− We invite you to help develop the 2nd draft by implementing phase 1 pilots before August 15th, 2012. http://allianceforwaterstewardship.org/ what-we-do.html#water-stewardship-standard 25 © AWS. All Proprietary Rights Reserved and Enforced

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